Directs related patient care activities of a nursing unit or multiple nursing units. This includes but not limited to: Ensuring staff competency, effective and safe processes in the delivery of care, building a collaborative working relationship with other discipline and the medical staff, preparation and implementation of fiscal responsibilities including budget and productivity, initiate or collaborate with hospital and medical staff in performance improvement, Ensures adherence to Tenet Standards of Conduct and continuous enhancement of quality and patient experience.
This role provides leadership and support to the senior executive position (CNO) responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions/services within the hospital organization.
The role will assume responsibility for assisting in assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating nursing practice on a multi-unit level.
The role assumes 24/7 responsibility for the Director’s assigned areas.
The role is accountable to support CNO to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care.
Active and current registered nurse license in the state of residence/practice.
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven leadership ability and hospital operational ability.
Ability to serve as a role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing
Academic degree in nursing
Bachelors or Masters degree strongly preferred
3 years of management experience in a hospital environment as a director or manager.